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2018 black movies, black celebrities, black girl magic, black hollywood, black movies, if beale street could talk, new york film critics circle awards, regina hall, regina king, support the girls -

As Prince once sagely said, all the critics love you in New York—that is, if your name is Regina. That’s the case for 2018, when Regina Hall and Regina King garnered acting accolades from the New York Film Critics Circle.

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Big things often come from small beginnings or so we’ve been told. So we were happy to pull out our magnifying glasses to check out the much-discussed trailer for Guava Island, which co-stars Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino), and Rihanna.

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What do men want? Hell if I know (though I have my suspicions), but Taraji P. Henson’s going to help us find out in What Men Want, due for release on February 8, 2019, with a new extended trailer out Friday.

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Black excellence was once again on display last night in New York City. And while the cast of Creed II was conspicuously missing its prequel’s writer and director, Ryan Coogler, sequel writer (and Root 100 honoree) Cheo Hodari Coker was on hand, as was sequel director Steven Caple, Jr.

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“Black excellence” is a phrase oft-used at The Root, but we’re not sure it’s quite adequate to describe this news: In the midst of completing her highly anticipated drama for Netflix, The Central Park Five, Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay is also in production on another documentary for the…

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The thrill is far from gone. In its 22nd year, the Urbanworld Film Festival started strong with a screening of the upcoming comedy Night School, starring Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish and directed by Girls Trip hit-maker Malcolm D. Lee.

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“Trust love, all the way.” Those are the final words of Barry Jenkins’ full-length trailer for his adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel, If Beale Street Could Talk, which was released by Annapurna pictures on Thursday morning.

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Black Movies, Coming to America, Entertainment, Kickstarter, Magic Johnson Theater, Mark Luckie, Soul Food, Souled Out Cinema, South Central, Video, Waiting To Exhale -

You know that feeling you get when you watch classic black movies from the 80s, 90s and 2000s? Media innovator and tech wiz Mark Luckie wants to bring those movies and that feeling back to the theaters - with some soul food on the menu...

The post Old school black movies coming back to a theater near you appeared first on theGrio.

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For years, Hollywood executives presented the argument that Black lead actors were not marketable. A […]

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The success of this year’s Straight Outta Compton has reignited a discussion on the topic of […]

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Yaaba This 1989 film was directed by Idrissa Ouedraogo, an African writer and director from […]

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